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of days, new york city you will notice cooler temperatures by tomorrow with highs in the 40s. 27 in minneapolis and 34 in chicago highway - on high of 55 in new york. and temperatures in the 60s and cents in parts of the state of the florida and out west warm la looking at a high temperature of 81 degrees. the frontal system is having moisture and we'll see showers and rain we are talking about wisconsin ask sunshine and return to the wet weather in the city of. >> thank you, maria. it is time now to look who is talking and this morning it is it president obama. >> in a special thanksgiving edition of his weekend addresslet president holiday time is a chance to put things in perspect itch. >> as a nation we had a campaign season that was passionate and noise yevital to our democracy and required us to make choice and times they sets us apart insteved ties us together. what cand date we support instead of what country we bilong tompt thanksgiving is it a chance to put it all in perspective and remember despite our differences we are and will be americans first and foremost. we giv
of transportation regulars conference last week and i heard the city of new york is planning on issuing a request a proposal for drivers healthcare. in order to increase the level of coverage. i want to talk to new york city and other jurisdictions about leveraging multiple cities populations of taxi drivers to bring rates down and provide health care for san francisco taxi drivers. >> chairman nolan: what is the rate at which the fund is growing? >> we started a pilot program, approximately 1 million dollars a year. we started the pilot program in late 2010. i cannot say with any accuracy what would happen when old medallions become transferable. that is what is happening now. >> chairman nolan: i am interested in that. that would be a wonderful thing to be able to do that. mr. -- point about being at a level, middle level, i would be interested in seeing that. >> a lot of the cabdrivers have talked about sort of the other challenges that they face in their industry, corruption may be within the cap companies, maybe with non-driving drivers holding the down is required to drive, compet
, little charlotte. he moved to new york city in 1948, where benny goodman hire him and he became very famous in new york at the time and he died in new york in 2001. one of the pieces of my ticket to ride is how many cubans of irish ancestry are there. because this connected to my family, that's why i wanted to read it to you. in the 40's, my father moved to new york in search of his destiny. he learned to make brillantine in red, blue and golden colors to give a beautiful sheen to the hair. in his spare time, when he could break free from his alchemist's captive vit, he would go listen to cuban music at the park plaza hotel in manhattan. those were happy times and years later became a happy tomic with me, convinced early on that my father inhabited a magic world. a few years ago, while listening to a recording of cuban blues by chico, i remembered in new york in those stories of the 40's that chico and my father met at club cuba in manhattan and again in havana in the mid-50's. the sessions of chico's house in our neighborhood became so famous that even my father, not particularly fo
at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york a mix of sun and clouds 58 degrees. mostly sunny in miami 76. windy in chicago 36 degrees. periods of sun in dallas 63 and sunny in l.a., 82 degrees. let's check your national forecast. winter weather alerts are in effect across the northern plains and upper great lakes. one to three inches of snow is expected and as many as eight in some areas. in the northeast expect lots of clouds as well as rain in western pennsylvania. much of the south will see scattered showers while the gulf coast states remain sunny. rain today in washington state. the rest of the west stays dry. in sports this morning an all day feast of thanksgiving football ends with a turkey courtesy of the new york jets. new england leading the jets 14-0 when mark sanchez gets rocked. loses the ball. gregory pounces on it. and then the ball is returned 33 yards for a touchdown on the ensuing kick-off. ball is popped out of his hands. goes to new england. julian walks it to the end zone. then it goes into the end zone. redskins quarterback robert griffith iii, fires a 6
in the united states. which began in jamestown and williamsburg and ended in new york city and included an impromptu visit to a supermarket in suburban maryland. ruth gave me an impromptu and valuable personal perspective on her conduct its queen and her relationship with her husband, prince philip. one of my favorite descriptions was of a moment on the president's airplane when philip was immersed in the sports section of the newspaper and ignoring his wife's questions on the postcards to their children. when she pressed him, he got flustered. it was so interesting what was happening when her husband wasn't paying attention to her, he said. he also noticed that elizabeth was very certain and comfortable in her role and very much in control. yet, once when ruth was waiting at the white house for her husband, ruth heard her roaring with laughter at one of the protocols. you didn't realize that she had that kind of a hearty laugh, booth said. the minute she rounded the corner, she straightened up. this combination of public dignity exists to this day. the 1957 visit was remarkable for its
." >> reporter: from the blue skies at macy's annual in new york city to families fun in the sun in philadelphia, to detroit, once that fog burned off. and for the storm weary in the northwest, a little thanksgiving gratitude for some snowy leftovers. >> so excited. my kids and i are having so much fun. >> a sign of the season. ginger zee with us on the streets of new york city. and ginger, that system carrying all that dangerous fog on the move tonight? >> reporter: that's right. it will redevelop. we were out here yesterday, warned you about it for that texas area and there it came. so, for tomorrow, please listen. if you are planning on traveling in that area, in the gray, from toledo all the way to almost d.c., south to atlanta and birmingham, parts of louisiana and mississippi, all included in what could be a dangerous morning. >> and you were telling me for the millions heading out tomorrow, probably going shopping, there's something else they'll notice. a dramatic change in temperatures? >> reporter: yes. just to the west of that. chicago today made it into the low 60s. by tomorrow, 30s a
and if it's successful the program will expand to other big cities like boston, new york and chicago. >>> some incredible sports highlights are straight ahead, plus just 12 short years ago it was billed as the tallest and fastest wooden coaster, but now no more. we're going to tell you why. >>> weekend forecast is definitely talking about the big chill. all those details coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, good morning. some other stories making news across america now. hundreds of volunteers helped serve thousands of men, women, and children in need of a traditional thanksgiving dinner at the midnight mission in los angeles. it was a festive atmosphere for the diners, many of whom are homeless. legendary actor dick van dyke who helps out every year says serving at the mission makes his holiday. >>> meanwhile, in sacramento, nearly 28,000 runners and walkers took part in the 19th annual run to feed the hungry race. it raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for the sacramento food bank. >>> east and west coasters took to the streets thanksgiving morning in turkey trot
the only permament home that he had for the rest of his life would have been new york city. amy goodman: and talk about what being in new york meant for him. who did he meet? what was he singing? will kaufman: well, he was singing some interesting songs, first of allwriting some interesting songs, because as he was hitchhiking north and east our of texas in that bitter cold new year of 1940, all he's hearing on the radio is kate smith singing irving berlin's "god bless america." and that'sthat was the big hit of the year. and woody hated that song. kate smith: [singing] god bless america some interesting songs, because as he was hitchhiking north and eastland that i love. stand beside her, and guide her through the night with a light from above. will kaufman: now, i mean, there's two ways you can look at that song. you can look at "god bless america," written by irving berlin, all rightit's the fearful prayer, almost, of a european jewish immigrant to the united states who's nervously watching the rise of fascism in europe and praying that it won't happen over here. he actually wrote it
plenty for which to be thankful. anna coinman is live is live in our new york city newsroom. did you spend time with some of the hardest hit victims. how are they spending thanksgiving without any power or heat. >> good evening to you, gregg. group businesses and religious institutions really stepping up to feed folks in need and the need is certainly higher because of super storm sandy. rock and wrap it up. bringing in enough food to feed a thousand people in far rock away queens. in previous years they fed 600. many of the volunteers are sandy victims themselves. some are parents teaching their kids the reason for the season. >> when you take rides through here still massive devastation on horrendous levels. >> makes me feel good and happy to help other people because really we thought that we were hurt bad but other people were hurt bad. >> the outreach is not just about food. it's also therapeutic for sandy victims to talk to volunteers. many of them have been cold, wet, in the dark and alone for several weeks now, gregg. >> the church suffered some of the brunt of the storm as w
a tech company ceo. >>> this year's macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york city has some bay area flare. the radio city rockettes kicked off the parade. then, it was time for the balloons, which included crowd favorites like kermit. as well as new balloons including elf on a shelf. we saw singer charlie ray jepsen and rachel crow. and of course, there were the marching bands, including one from the bay area. >> from california, here's the saratoga marching band and color guard. students from every continent on the globe is represented in the band. they played the "2012 american overture." >> i watched it this morning. they were spectacular. the saratoga marching band and color guard was 1 of 11 bands nationwide chosen to participate in this parade. >>> still ahead at 11:00, strategy turned into a valuable lesson. friends of a young woman speak out. >>> and a massive pileup in texas. we'll tell you what sparked the crash involving more than 150 vehicles. >>> and it's a choice that has niners fans taking sides. smith or cap nick. >>> we are tracking a cold night tonight for black fr
's the big guy himself -- more than 3 million people lined the streets of new york city for the big event. it's estimate that another 50 million people watched the balloons,s floats, and the bands on television. 5,000 spots were reserved for victims of superstorm sandy. president obama spoke of the aftermath of that disaster in this weekly address to the nation. >> right now as we begin to prepare around our tables, there are families in the northeast who don't have that luxury, they've lost homes, possessions even loved ones, and it will be a long time before life gets back to no more for them. >> the president praised efforts from both the government and private citizens who rolled up their sleeves and get to work because it was the right thing to do. >> volunteers -- feeding the less fortunate is a thanksgiving tradition. william cecil says that one thing never changes, the need a lot help not only during the holidays, but everyday. >> it's why the volunteers are so important. just don't come on thanksgiving and christmas, but come all during the week of every year. >> at saint anthony's,
. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," "giving thanks: darius' dream tour." >> good evening and happy thanksgiving, i'm cynthia mcfadden. on this day dedicated to giving thanks, we want to introduce you to a young man whose story is a testament to the power of friendship and the strength of the spirit. his name is darius weems and his life has been an incredible and some might say nearly impossible journey. he lives each day with a devastating disease, duchenne muscular dystrophy, yet he's one of the most positive and inspiring people we've ever met. we're heading off on an unexpected adventure. it's hard to believe all of this started as a road trip between friends. >> it's hay hem. kind of like beatle mania. >> reporter: darius goes beatle. but seven years and many, many miles later, it's turned into this. a lesson about life from a guy who knows first hand how precious every day is. and in rural south china, maine, they are very happy he is here. it isn't the fab four brin
. they will debut in september 12th in san francisco. if it goes well it will expand to new york city and boston next year. they hope to generate $50 million in san francisco alone and recover in losses each year. >> yeah, they need to do that. we hear rumblings in amazon is doing same day delivery. you want to buy a book or dvd and it shows up at your house. time to privatize it nand those of you who leave the house today. maria is here with a check of the weather. >> good morning, everyone. we are lookingalt a nice day in the east coast it is it a beautiful couple of days in portions of the northeast and we are enjoying a lot of sunshine and temperatures that are mild for this time of year. high temperature at 54 degrees sunshine and heading southbound. wide spread high attaches in florida and upper 60s in the city of atlanta and we'll notice the changes in the east coast and that is thank to a strong front pushing in parts of the midmississippi valley and behind the system much colder and only 27 degrees. we are in the teen portions of the midwest bismarck 24 degrees. and if you head out to t
in reading about all the places that he has worked. he has ben in new york city, washington d.c., he has been in los angeles. probably the most interesting for me was the fact that he was in philadelphia for a number of years. we know in the department of aging and adult services that philadelphia has one of the most interesting and creative network of services for older adults in the country. it is really accessible to older adults. some of the most creative work we have seen at around the country. dave is also on the board of several civic organizations including the challengers boys and girls club, and cure autism now. edave -- dave, take it away. >> and good morning, can you hear me? in the back, can you hear me? i can see you. good morning, and thank you very much. if no one told you this morning, you look good today. you really do look good. in fact, you look just like i thought you would look on tv. i thank god for the opportunity to be with you for this very important conference. this is big. this is important. one of the things that she did not tell you about me that a lot of people
. >> topeka kansas. >> where did you start maccallum. >> right here in new york city. >> tough one for you. >> rough on the way up. >> where else would i start? >> here is question number four. presidential candidate bill clinton displayed saxophone. what song did he play to appeal to the hipper audience ♪ ♪ heart break hotel. maccallum is complaining younger audience elvis song. you know, when they liked elvis they were young. all right. >> wasn't exactly a hip song. >> bill: something strange is happening. doocy got them all right. he is four for four already. dave garaway was the first host of "the today show" on nbc. he famously had a chimp as a sidekick. >> i'm looking at you -- no, i'm not looking at you. take yourke mouth out of my glasses there. i can't see too good without these. >> the chimp, jay fred mugs is actually still alive. >> you are kidding. >> 6-year-old chimp is currently a chimpanzee retirement center of course he is. located where? where is the retirement center? kidding me? >> bill: cards up, please. come on, let's go. d, florida. got them all right, doocy. >> h
tweets, just sold a book to him by making the point that the plane is also a hero in the new york city water landing. >> guest: nice sell. >> host: i want to look at your 2005 book, everything bad is good for you. how today's popular culture is making us smarter. what is aq? >> guest: what is, autism? >> host: the --. >> guest: oh, so the, one of the things that we've learned, over the last 20 or 30 years is the science of the mind has advanced in such a important way in lots of different fields. psychology and neuroscience and neuroimaging and things like that, is that the old way we had of kind of scraping intelligence is too simple. and, the measures that we have, for intelligence, don't readily, kind of coloops into one dimension, in fact they're, gardner, the brilliant harvard scientist and discovered there are multiple forms of intelligence. there is spacial intelligence and emotional intelligence and there is kind of problem-solving intelligence and so on. and so we have seen that, what happens in a society it different technologies come out, different cultural developments happ
to helping out the victims of hurricane sandy. united way of new york city will provide 1,000 thanksgiving turkey dinners for residents of coney island. >>> also the first lady will be presented with the official white house christmas tree. it's going to be displayed throughout the holiday season in the blue room of the executive mansion. this year the 19-foot fraser fir comes from ash county. >>> the national dog show is going to re-air again tonight at 8:00 p.m. on nbc. >>> an incredible sight. 150 cars and trucks mangled over a two-mile stretch. we'll have that next. >>> plus, a feat even new york jets fans might find amazing. gang green gives up an astounding 35 points in just 2:14. you're watching "first look" on msnbc.an - you can stay in and like something... or you can get out there and actually like something. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good
a week to prepare. >> high school students took part in a major tradition here, here they are in new york city. the students had to get up for a practice mark at 3:00 a.m. before getting a big moment in the spotlight. >> they sound terrific. four million people line that had route. the school spent 150,000ses today buy tube yaz for the band. >> what do they experience. >> a lot of fun. >> a tragedy in tex. a weather related pile up leaves dozens of mangled cars around the highway. >> u.s. postal service about to join the internet age. a national experiment in the bay area next month. >> and a young man takes steps in a local hospital. >>> a thanksgiving tragedy in texas tonight. two people are dead the result of a massive weather related pile up on interstate 10 near texas gulf coast. the story tonight from beaumont. >> a mangled mass of metal, some twisted beyond recognition turning thanksgiving into a nightmare on wheels for thousands of travelers. from compact cars to tractor trailers, none escaped chain reaction that happened in dense fog southwest of beaumont. it's heavy rolled into
are the effects on shutting down new york city for a couple days? >> already the second costliest hurricane in u.s. history. >> and this is adjusted for inflation. katrina's number has gone up since it originally happened. of course, andrew, florida's benchmark worst storm ever. the other thing to notice, look at all the years this happened, this is all since 1992. >> and four since 20057 four of the top five. >> four since 2005. i just don't golf very much because as you know, i'm not very good at golf. this summer i was golfing with a guy who -- i seen what he did, he was a big republican, he was talking on and on. i said, what do you do? he said, basically, i handle actuarial tables for insurance companies. and i said, well, you know, so how's your business going? and he launches into a 30-minute diatribe on global warming and climate change. i said, you're a republican, and you believe in global warming? he said, i look at the numbers. he said, all of the most expensive storms are -- he said, this is going to cripple us. and it just keeps coming. >> it's a collision of two things. one is, it
got more momentum than this but those were a big deal in new york and other cities and everyone knows there are problems with the economy, and everyone wishes they got paid more but there is not much support for unions or union-style tactics. support for unions have been declining for years and walmart says they get five million job applications a year. they can only hire a fraction of those. there is a glut of workers for these jobs. there are probably a lot of people saying, i would be happy to have the job. whether it is a union or not. there is not a lot of nation-wide support for this. >>gregg: it is $5.50 above minimum wage. the workers there at walmart that are non-union have reject the unions when it is put to a vote and their turnover rate is way lower than the industry average. >>guest: so, some things are going right at walmart. everyone would like to have another $3 or $4 an hour in pay but part of the irony the shoppers they threatened to disrupt many of those shoppers earn the same low pay or even less than the people protesting. they need those low prices at walmart and
in new york city that is undergoing significant development. so, i have all of the same concerns in the area where i live and i take them very seriously and so do we all. but we are trying to create a situation that will alleviate those fears and concerns and at the same time provide economic development and job growth for the neighborhood for the city and the region. we're focused on making this a place where families and other people of the neighborhood and the city can enjoy themselves. and the space that is today a surface parking lot of about three acres in a degrading concrete pier. this is something we all feel we can only improve the quality of life, the property and social values of the neighborhood as we take the concerns of those nearby to heart. thank you very much. >> thank you, mr. dikers. i actually just had a couple of comments, more comments than questions. i just want to express -- by the way, thank you so much for the presentation. the design is beautiful, and i thank the comments and feedback that we got. there is general consensus that it was presented to the
on sunday. sports is next. >>> in new york city some three million people watched the 86th annual macy's thanksgiving parade. about five thousand victims of superstorm sandy treated to front row seats. the weather cooperated. beautiful sunny skies and traditionally santa claus and the 8 reindeers are the final float with christmas around the corner. >> and the 49ers around the corner and more controversy. >> jim harbaugh keeps saying gobble, gobble. you can guess and name your choice but according to 49ers offensive coordinator greg norman those quarterback pronouncements are premature. roman said today they will not have a starter for sunday until they learn that alex smith gets medical clearance. despite monday night the door is still open for two players to start. this is what the top nfl players got to share. a 6 legged turkey. patriots scored 35 points in the 2nd quarter including three a tvs in a 32 second span. >>> washington happily spent thanksgiving in dallas today. skins quarterback robert griffin iii hits another rookie aldridge robertson, a 68-yard touchdown. one of four t
here in new york city. were some of those folks coping with the aftermath of hurricane sandy, the balloons and the festive mood of the day provided a welcome relief from thinking about everything that's been lost. >> we're finally having fun. nothing is terrible. it's happening. >> what are you most thankful for? >> i'm thankful that my family's alive. i'm alive. that's all i'm thankful for this year. >> those kids were especially excited because they watched from special bleacher seats set up just for thousands of families from some of new york and new jersey's hardest-hit neighborhoods. we sincerely hope they enjoyed that day. >>> many of us usher in the holiday season with our favorite christmas songs, of course. but some of the nba players, the top players, have taken a traditional carol and really spiced it up with a little bounce. abc's david muir takes a look and a listen. >> reporter: we all know this version of "the carol of the bells," famously song by the tabernacle choir. a holiday staple this time of year. but we've never quite heard it this way. [ basketballs bo
stocking stuffers. a look at apple's flagship store in new york city. it looks like an average day, right? stick around for more on the ho hottest gadgets for holidays and bulls rule near the holiday season in 2011. can we expect another santa claus rally this year? more "squawk on the street" more "squawk on the street" coming right back. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. monarch of marketing analysis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. i'm going b-i-g. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. go national. go like a pro. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. you know it can be hard to lbreathe, and how that feels.e, copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does bo
had to pull back because the roof collapsed. >> another live look in new york city we're watching wall street and the dow jones is a short trading day. the dow was up 52 points and investors like what they see with shoppers out the malls. the dow was up to $12,889. facebook says said they will take away users right to avoid all major issues concerning the government's of its 1 billion on-line network. the company says that they want to ditch the system replace it with new ways for users to submit questions to facebook privacy team. the company lists two primary reasons for the shift away from digital democracy. facebook has become extremely large, with more than a billion users and is a public see traded company now. >> president obama is funding advisers have urged the white house to except corporate donations for his january inauguration. this instead of relying on donors to help fund his $1 billion reelection effort. >> it is cold outside and you will certainly feel this. and lot of people stayed indoors and the people that are off for the door busters is 39 degrees in vallejo. it i
to start packing. >> traffic in new york city is worse than any traffic i've ever seen in my entire life, especially during the holidays. every -- i'll tell you what? you know what it's like? it reminds me of chris christie. it tells me how it reminds me of chris christie. every major artery is clogged. >> some people have been camped outside of stores for days now to get a good spot in line for what they call door buster sales. this what makes lining up for a "twilight" movie reasonable. >> let's take a look at the pros and cons of the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >> pros, getting to see snoopy in the dog house float. con, seeing job petraeus in there with him. >> old geezer, and you have to guess whether it's the neck of an old geezer or a turkey neck. >> all right. >> turkey. >> how many say turk i? >> take a look. >> got to go. ♪ hey, made turkey ♪ it's try and crazy ♪ do me a favor and pass the gravy ♪ ♪ and all or the once ain't so tasty ♪ ♪ i'm never ever, ever wear an ugly sweater ♪ ♪ we will never ever wear an ugly sweater. >> holiday gear on display. >> the
back. >> host: and we're back live with kenneth davis, author and historian in new york city. this is booktv on c-span 2. mr. davis come you say when it comes to your career, your writing career that she give a lot of credit to join davis. who is that? >> guest: that would be my wife. she doesn't like her to tell the story, but unfortunately she has to suffer me this one because obviously people are to do and how i became a writer. about halfway through college i was the classic liberal arts could, that i would be a teacher as i mentioned earlier in the interview. didn't know what i was doing, decided to drop out of college for a while and work in a bookstore and i did work on a bookstore. until that point i was a great reader. i've been a great reader since childhood. i mentioned going to the library a great deal. you're interested in history. but the notion i could hear writer never occurred to me. the notion i could be an astronaut or rocket scientists or a neurosurgeon had never occurred to me. i did think it might be a teacher. i was working in a bookstore and i remember
. my story began in another big city in new york. right before 9/11. i was working at j.p. morgan at 60 wall street. i was in the new york national guard. i never thought my first mobilization would be at ground zero. i have come from a military family. my grandfather was drafted in world war two in the bronx. he served three years in the south pacific. vietnam. back then, every family was a military family. i wanted to get back. -- i want to give back. i never thought it was dark in manhattan. -- i never thought it would start in manhattan. my story is not unique. many people have answered this call. this generation of veterans is not a charity. they are an investment. it is one of the strongest investments we can make at a critical time in american history. i want to tell you a story via video about a man who grew up not far from chicago and is one of the many members of iava. >> i took the hard road. my story has been a story of success and survival. my name is nicholas. colgan. i deployed to afghanistan from january 2007 until april 2008. it is hard to come home. war can transform y
. dallas, fort worth, where i live to boston, philadelphia and new york city, nonstop, $139. that includes all taxes also. and we look at other cities like boston coast-to-coast or new york coast to coast, we are seeing those fares nonstop for $250 for the first of the year. you may need to be slightly flexible, but those are some of the best deals. even florida, i think, will be the gold mine. even for the los angeles area to four lauderdale are in the mid two hundreds. you are going coast to coast for sure. it is a nice place to be in the wintertime. orlando, tampa, fort lauderdale, those are the three that i would look at. after january 7, again. and then in europe. this is my best deal. i swear. i cannot believe it is this good. $516 in fuel surcharges. this gives you two continents. asia and europe all in the same trip. it is in -- in -- round trip all taxes included. new york and boston, $500. dagen: one quick thing, though, why are they offering the deals? are bookings falling off the cliff made january? >> there is a lot of us who have to travel during the holidays. there is a bunc
: it was black friday madness all across the country. this was macy's at midnight in new york city. other stores open really liked was r us and best buy, great deals like lc tvs which were 50% of. overall sales on black friday are expected to be 4% to $11.5 billion. midnight opening hours are one way traditional stores are doing everything they cato compete with online retailers which were open all the time. regular source said black friday, have their cybermonday, the monday after thanksgiving. it was a record breaker with half of shopping done that day on work computers. fedex said it would ship a record number of packages this year. how do you make money from this craziness? retailer stocks in the s&p 500 are up 25%, outperforming the overall index. break and mortar versus q or onne retailers which is the best choice? gary is the president of capital management. i can't say your last name today. there wego. let me show viewers a full screen here, retail stocks, on line versus brick and mortar and the on line do much better. you have an insight into this chart. what is it? >> amazon is a huge
anniversary of my husband and i moving to new york city and i've never lived here before and i want to say thanks, it's been a really good experience and i love new york, too, it's been good and i'm thankful for "the five" as well of course, and jasper. >> are you thankful for greg? >> i'm thinking about it. (laughter) >> eric? >> okay, i'm clearly thankful for you guys, loving to work with you the last year, and thankful for the viewers tuning in and my smoking wife and thankful for this guy, my son, i'm so proud, i apologize, those are his grades, check them out. >> is that a shirtless photo? >> and it's a-- >> 96 in algebra and the kid is amazing. >> i can't look at the grades for the shirtless photo. >> 94's and 96's. >> does he know you put shirtless photos of him on national tv. >> it's from the summer, and he was playing soccer. >> do you have one of those bumper stickers, my kid made the honor roll. >> and next year in high school. >> and i have to special thanks, i'm the only commuter here on the show and i lived in maryland and up here during the the week and i want to say i'm t
and also the new york city production location. and what it is is a model 1851 colt's patent revolver. it's not made in 1851. that's just the model. they made these on up until 1873, which was still way before teddy roosevelt. if we turn the gun over, we have the serial number. it's 128,000. and thanks to mr. colt's bookkeepers, we know that that was made in 1862. oh, okay. so it was made during the heart of the civilar. what's special about it is that we have the letter e. yes. and that's very important for a colt firearm. that lets us know that it was to be engraved or embellished. this gun has beautiful scrollwork. yes. classic styling. i mean, it... wow. if you notice, there's a wolf's head. you can see the eye, the mouth. that's the sign of being engraved at the shop of gustav young, who was the premier engraver for colt firearms. he was like the picasso of gun working. oh, my god. to a colt guy, that sends chills up your arm. because it's not signed by him, it doesn't have his name on it, we can't say that he's the one that engraved it. we know that it's in his style and is going to
out here in new york city this morning. atlantic city feeling comfortable but very foggy. look at the street fog low-lying there. the marine layer and other things working in. either way, going to end up to be a nice day at 56. all that cold will eventually break into the mild. so, look. cleveland, today, only 46. 54 for pittsburgh. atlantic city ends up at 56. not bad at all. a nice day, too, in the southwest. they're about five to ten degrees above average. phoenix will go for a high of 82. 77, los angeles. their average is right in the >> and, elizabeth, i've got a young man who knows how to use the note pad. maybe he can come back in and help. let's go back to rachel. >> burn. >>> now, here's a look at what's ahead on "gma morning menu." it's black friday. our becky worley on what's buying today. and what's best to wait for to get the best deal ever. >>> hot toys. what's flying off the shelves? >>> and the odd couple. inside the world of women who date much younger men. all coming up live on "gma" here from times square. [ female announcer ] it's the moment when forever beg
to circumvent this collision. >>> time now is 8:23, about 11,000 people packed new york city's harold square during the night for the midnight opening of macy's flag ship store. despite all of those people being there, you can see they were pretty calm. those doors opened for the black friday sales in new york city more than 800 macy's stores nationwide will be staying open for 23 straight hours for black friday sales. these folks this is a chicago area, crowds waisted now time rushing in for the mals in the illinois area. -- malls area. this is a scene from the woodfield mall. they were ready to go shopping. our time is 8:24. we are ready, we have to double check with tara moriarty, a major, major, horrible accident on the peninsula. what do you know now. >> reporter: it's practically shut down, the 101. it happened in palo alto just before 7 this morning and it's going to impact traffic until 1:00 this afternoon. these are some live pictures from the ground here. you can see all of the debris left over from the accident. people inside a cold colored suv somehow flipped their car on northbo
's in new york city. with regards to projections as to how the holiday shopping season is going to go we are hearing right now there will be an increase in spending over last year but it will be a smaller increase. >> we expect sales to rise about 4% this year. it's a little bit lower than last year. you know, we really believe that consumers are feeling a lot more confident this year, they are watching very closely to see what happens with the federal government and the fiscal cliff, but we are seeing strength in sales so far this year. >> reporter: there are things that consumers can do to help themselves out. there might be a great temptation to go to to a place that specializes in toys and get all of your holiday shopping done. some experts say it's not the best strategy because toys don't generally get discounted earlier in the holiday shopping center, likely to be discounted later in the holiday season. keep in mind the sales that happen after the holidays. winter clothing, white sales, that sort of thing. purchasing those items may not be to your best financial advantage at this p
the radio city rockettes kicked off the parade in new york city on a chilly but sunny morning including crowd favorites including kermit and new balloons and real life stars carley ray jenson and some broadway showsshow cased their productions including the cast of cinderella, clowns, cheerleaders and dancers and marching bands, including one from the bay area. >> from california, the saratoga marching band and color guard. stunts from every continent on the globe are wepd. >> they did a fan taft iblg job. the band and color guard was one of 11 bands nationwide chosen to participate in the parade and at the end of the parade a special appearance by santa, mrs. claus and the elves who made a trip from the north pole. many of us cooked for a family today but probably not as big as the family one 15-year-old oakland boy was hosting. a lack at his special way for life. >> reporter: michael caroway believes thanks is doled out one plate at a time. four years ago when he was just 11 years old a liver transplant saved his life. >> well, it all started when my mom actually wanted it know what i
. >>> in new york city some three million people watched the 86th annual macy's thanksgiving parade. about five thousand victims of superstorm sandy treated to front row seats. the weather cooperated. beautiful sunny skies and traditionally santa claus and the 8 reindeers are the final float with christmas around the corner. >> and the 49ers around the corner and more controversy. >> jim harbaugh keeps saying gobble, gobble. you can guess and name your choice but according to 49ers offensive coordinator greg norman those quarterback pronouncements are premature. roman said today they will not have a starter for sunday until they learn that alex smith gets medical clearance. despite monday night the door is still open for two players to start. this is what the top nfl players got to share. a 6 legged turkey. patriots scored 35 points in the 2nd quarter including three a tvs in a 32 second span. >>> washington happily spent thanksgiving in dallas today. skins quarterback robert griffin iii hits another rookie aldridge robertson, a 68-yard touchdown. one of four today. the skins win in dallas, 38-
for that one. >>> and the giant fire that will top one world trade center will soon be here in new york city. right now the 408 foot architectural apex is on a barge traveling from canada. it's expected to arrive next week. it will take three months or so to install. >>> president obama and leaders on capital hill says the message from the american people is find more common ground and get things done. any goodwill could erode over the fight for future cabinet nominees starting with ambassador susan rice. we'll bring in our panelists. listen, you guys, i'm glad to have you both here. here's a question. i said ep stein and i meant ep stein. >> joe, you know, a lot of talk about second term presidents recently given the fact that we have an opportunity to talk about it. is there the chance that that could be the trouble for the president or could a fiscal cliff deal on top of re-election get him any political capital to flex some political muscle? >> well, i hope it was the latter. i was at the white house when the republicans took down clinton's nominee. i watched as they took down senator to
shipping at fedex office. >> shoppers storming the stores since early this morning in new york city 11,000 lined up at macy's for the midnight opening. but, now, with all day store busters, thanksgiving opening and week long sales events is black friday all it is cracked up to be. we have the low down from our retail watcher. so, is black friday really the place to go? is it as big as it used to be? it is not so much black friday but black of week of thanksgiving. does that dilute it. >>guest: it is bigger than ever, always a toss up for black friday and the saturday before christmas and the past few years black friday has always come out on top as they add on the extra days. >> it is a big day with lots of people in line but that does not make it the biggest revenue grabber. >>guest: it tends to be the largest producer of the holiday selling season which is the biggest season of the year. >> that does not mean you should go out there and you will find the best deals on black friday. they will choose one specific target item to really knock down and they choose the lower end things tha
the new york city jets' performance last night. hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. when will the jets owner make a change? , we'll have ideas and share them for you next. david: believe it or not, results are in. so far, it's been a great black friday for wal-mart. it's calling today its most successful black friday ever. wal-mart says it's already sold more than $1.3 million televisions. remember, wal-mart stores opened at 8 p.m. last night. protests have not interferedded. there were supposed to be protests, but few participated. mostly member of unions like the teachers union or uaw. now to cairo, egypt. the scene in tahrir square, angry about the power grab taking control of the judiciary hard to have a free society that way. something that nearly ruined my thanksgiving, the jets, and now they are the butt of jokes for new yorkers. get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some retirement
at queens center mall here in new york city. we also have liz dunn of mcquarry capital on the west coast in san francisco. great to have you all with us. laura, why don't i get to you first of all. what are you seeing out there on the floor of the malls? >> so traffic's slowing a little bit which is normal for the afternoon. i think that most of the traffic -- most of the big buys were for electronics and toys. those happened last night. they may be happening online more and more. but the mall's bit slow, we think, relative to a year ago. >> do you think people came in earlier with all of these earlier openings that we've been hearing about? do you feel maybe that's just drifted off a little bit as everyone's now done their shopping and gone loam to bed? >> i'm pretty sure that that is what has happened here. you don't normally see -- this is an urban mall in queens. i would not judge the rest of the country by this particular mall. most of the estimates were about 2.5% growth on top of 4% last year. that looks reasonable to us and it is pretty consistent with what we're hearing in other
on traveling this holiday season, we have tips to foil your frustration. >>> and one of new york city's most iconic holiday scenes, barney's window. this is exciting, too cute this year. we'll show you minnie mouse's makeover as well. she's got a shop, and some duds there too. >> high-end fashion. new york a great city during the holidays. you are seeing. west coast girl. parade yesterday and everything. >> i got to see spider-man fly overhead, in person, and see all the kids excited. it gets you in the holiday mood. >> loving new york right now? >> loving the city. i will go back to l.a. will not leave you hanging, l.a. >> city of angels. >>> all right. but first a busy stretch of interstate 10 has been reopened this morning after a deadly chain reaction crash outside of bo beaumont, texas. >> this is just awful. two people were killed in a massive pileup, a scene one sheriff's deputy described as catastrophic. abc's brad wheelis has the latest. >> reporter: at least 100 vehicles littered interstate 10 in texas, in a mangled mass of metal. some were twisted beyond recognition. the huge pile
. >>> and the giant fire that will top one world trade center soon will be in new york city. the 408 foot arcane tuarcane textural apex is on a barge heading to new york. >>> four years and counting. the gop is plugging its 2016 comeback. we're looking at the christmas tree. it's taking a stroll there into the white house. it will be met by the first lady. i believe it's a 19 foot spruce fir if my memory serves me correctly. bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. on black friday, it doesn'ty bird...or matter,liest bird? as long as we end up here at 5 a.m., or at homedepot.com, starting thursday. where prices have been cut, chopped, and sanded... on the most powerful tools that cut. ...chop... ...and sand. so we, or somebody on our list, can do the same. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. the early bird gets a special buy on a ryobi two-p
our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: j.k. rowling is here, if you do not know who she is let me tell you, two decades ago she sat on a delayed train when the image of a scrawny black haired be spectacled boy who didn't know he was a wizard came to her, it soon captured the imagination of readers around the world and began and unprecedented full comurl phenomenon, time magazine credited harry potter series with creating a universal detail to detailed and believable that an entire generation has pretty much chosen to live there. it is a best selling book series in history with more than 450 million copies sold, and six, in 67 languages, eight movies have also been spawned and they have grossed $7.7 billion worldwide. now, five years after laying harry pot tore rest, she has written her first book for adults, it is called the casual vacancy, i am pleased to have j.k. rowling at this table for the first time, welcome. >> thank you very much. >> rose: i have been waiting for you. >> really? good. nice to hear. >> how much trepidation did you have after you decided
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